EVERYDAY IS A HOLIDAY a documentary by Theresa Loong
Don't miss! Two screenings in Hong Kong are August 21 and 23, 2014
Growing up in New Jersey, filmmaker Theresa Loong knew little about her father’s past.
Then, one day she discovered his secret diary, written during World War Two. “Every Day is a Holiday” tells the inspirational story of how Paul Loong survived a prisoner of war camp in Japan and set out on an unlikely journey to become a citizen of the country that liberated him – the United States.
We discover why, despite much suffering, “Every Day Is a Holiday.” Using intimate conversations, rare archival footage and his wartime diary, this film also addresses contemporary issues of war, immigration, and national identity.
The documentary explores the...